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Abraham Lincoln’s Crossroads Educational Game

Match wits with Lincoln in this animated interactive online game!


According to the National Constitution Center, which designed the traveling exhibition Lincoln:  The Constitution and the Civil War, “Abraham Lincoln’s Crossroads is an educational game based on the traveling exhibition Lincoln: The Constitution & the Civil War, which debuted at the National Constitution Center in June 2005.  The online game is intended for advanced middle- and high-school students. It invites them to learn about Lincoln’s leadership by exploring the political choices he made. An animated Lincoln introduces a situation, asks for advice and prompts players to decide the issue for themselves, before learning the actual outcome. At the end of the game, players discover how frequently they predicted Lincoln’s actions. A Resources Page keyed to each chapter provides links to relevant websites on Lincoln and the Civil War, permitting students to explore issues in more depth.”


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Abraham Lincoln's Crossroads


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Download the lesson plan

Abraham Lincoln’s Crossroads:  Online Exhibit Evaluation